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1. fortuitous

adjective. ['fɔrˈtuːɪtəs'] occurring by happy chance.

Antonyms

  • motivated

Etymology

  • fortuitus (Latin)
  • fors (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Fortuitous

  • circuitous

Example sentences of the word fortuitous


1. Adjective
Not all of us are fortuitous enough to wake up to high ceilings.

Quotes containing the word fortuitous


1. All, all, becomes profitable. Education is of the most satisfying and available nature. I am at Smith! Which two years ago was a doubtful dream - and that fortuitous change of dream to reality has led me to desire more, and to lash myself onward - onward.
- Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

2. fortuitous

adjective. ['fɔrˈtuːɪtəs'] having no cause or apparent cause.

Synonyms

  • causeless
  • unintended

Antonyms

  • planned
  • underprivileged
  • unlucky

Etymology

  • fortuitus (Latin)
  • fors (Latin)
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